Owner, Costaflores; Director, OpenVino, Argentina
Mike Barrow is the owner of Costaflores, a boutique organic winery in Mendoza, Argentina, and the director of the OpenVino project, launching the worlds first open-source winery and wine-backed cryptocurrency. With 30 years of experience in the IT world, focusing on datacenter, blockchain and cloud-centric services, Mike is now disrupting the wine world with “extreme transparency”, vintage tokenization, and vine-wine-dine-mind traceability model, converting consumers into shareholders. What does a vineyard sound like? Mike is also responsible for Vinophonics; transforming IoT sensor data from his vineyard via the etheruem blockchain to a purpose-built, analog, modular synthesizer. Mike is a contributing member to the Martian Wine Federation.